Mikasa (三笠市) is a city in Hokkaido's Sorachi Subprefecture, Japan, with a population of about 8,040 as of 2020. Covering 302.64 km², it is surrounded by mountains and features the man-made Lake Katsurazawa. Historically significant for its coal mining and railroad industries, the city has seen a population decline due to mine closures. Mikasa is known for fossil discoveries, including ammonites and Yezosaurus mikasaensis. Local agriculture produces watermelon, melon, cucumber, and wine. The city's mascot is Ryuu-chan, an 84-million-year-old yellow dinosaur.

💻 Mikasa City Official Government Website

Districts and Postal Codes in Mikasa

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District Postal Code
Ariakecho 〒068-2151
Ikushunbetsu Kawamukaicho 〒068-2112
Ikushunbetsu Kurigaokacho 〒068-2114
Ikushunbetsu Senjucho 〒068-2118
Ikushunbetsu Takimicho 〒068-2115
Ikushunbetsu Nakajimacho 〒068-2117
Ikuharubetsu Nishikicho 〒068-2111
Ikushunbetsu Yamatecho 〒068-2113
Ikushunbetsucho 〒068-2116
Ichikishiri 〒068-2164
Osato 〒068-2167
Okayama 〒068-2165
Kashiwacho 〒068-2108
Katsurazawa 〒068-2101
Kayano 〒068-2166
Kawanai 〒068-2162
Kiyozumicho 〒068-2105
Saiwaicho 〒068-2153
Sakakicho 〒068-2155
Takamicho 〒068-2154
Tagacho 〒068-2152
Tappu 〒068-2163
Tsutsumicho 〒068-2158
Tōmatsu Aoyamacho 〒068-2137
Tōmatsu Sakaecho 〒068-2136
Tōmatsu Shunkocho 〒068-2131
Tōmatsu Chiyodacho 〒068-2134
Tōmatsu Tokiwacho 〒068-2133
Tōmatsu Midoricho 〒068-2132
Tōmatsucho 〒068-2135
Nishi Katsurazawa 〒068-2102
Higashi Kiyozumicho 〒068-2104
Horonai Kasugacho 〒068-2146
Horonai Kanayacho 〒068-2144
Horonochi Shineicho 〒068-2147
Horonai Sumiyoshicho 〒068-2142
Horonai Hatsunecho 〒068-2148
Horonai Hokuseicho 〒068-2143
Horonaicho 〒068-2145
Hongocho 〒068-2161
Honcho 〒068-2141
Ponbetsu Shinmachi 〒068-2103
Misonocho 〒068-2106
Miyamotocho 〒068-2156
Miwa 〒068-2168
Yayoi Sakuragicho 〒068-2121
Yayoi Tachibanacho 〒068-2125
Yayoi Namikicho 〒068-2122
Yayoi Hanazonocho 〒068-2124
Yayoi Fujiedacho 〒068-2128
Yayoi Momoyamacho 〒068-2123
Yayoi Yanagicho 〒068-2127
Yayoicho 〒068-2126
Wakakusacho 〒068-2107
Wakamatsucho 〒068-2157

Start with the postal code, the prefecture, the city, the district, and then the number of the block and housing unit. Then end with the person’s name.
Here’s an example of how to write a Japanese address in English.
Ginza, Chuo-ku
Mr. Taro Tanaka

For more information on how to write a Japanese address, see this article.

To type the Japanese postal code, first type the character code '3012.' Then press ALT + X and Japan's postal code symbol will appear.

To obtain an address in Mikasa for receiving mail, sign up for a virtual address service like MailMate. MailMate provides you with a mailing address for receiving Japanese mail and packages. MailMate can also be used for company registration in Mikasa, along with mail handling for Japanese properties (e.g., akiya, Airbnb, minpaku, etc.)

There are two types of PO boxes available in Mikasa. The first type of PO box is provided by Mikasa Post and is only available for individuals with a daily volume of mail. The second type of PO box is provided by private services with no limits on daily mail volume. Learn more about how to open a PO box in Japan.

Japan Post offers Standard Mail for regular letters and small parcels, typically delivered in 2-3 days. Express Mail speeds this up to 1-2 days. Registered Mail adds tracking and insurance, requiring a signature on delivery. Yu-Pack handles larger parcels with tracking and insurance, delivered in 1-3 days. Letter Pack provides flat-rate options for documents and small items, with tracking available. EMS is for international express delivery, offering fast service to over 120 countries. Non-Standard Mail covers items exceeding standard size and weight limits. Private couriers like Yamato Transport's Takkyubin offer domestic and international parcel delivery with tracking. Sagawa Express provides similar services, including same-day delivery and refrigerated shipping. International couriers like DHL, FedEx, and UPS offer express delivery with tracking and insurance. Specialized services include Cool TA-Q-BIN for refrigerated items, Yu-Mail for books and CDs, and Smart Letter for small documents. These options cover varying needs for speed, cost, and security. For more information on international shipping options, check out this article.

To send mail or packages from Mikasa to your home country using Japan Post, costs vary based on the service type and parcel weight. For Airmail, rates range from ¥2,050 for a 1kg parcel to ¥64,850 for a 30kg parcel. Surface Mail is cheaper, starting at ¥1,800 for a 1kg parcel to ¥21,000 for a 30kg parcel, but it takes longer. Factors affecting costs include weight, distance, and chosen service. Discounted rates are available for bulk shipments. For detailed rates and more information, visit the article here.

For sending mail and packages from Mikasa via Japan Post, the weight limit is 30 kg for most services. The size restrictions include a maximum combined length and girth of 3 meters (300 cm). For smaller parcels, the combined length and girth should not exceed 2 meters (200 cm). Specific dimensions and weight limits may vary depending on the service chosen (Airmail, Surface Mail, etc.). For detailed information, refer to the article here.

To print an international parcel label for Japan Post, start by creating an account on Japan Post's International Mail My Page Service. Register both sender and recipient information, then select the desired shipping service, such as EMS or Airmail. Input the shipment details, including content description, shipping date, and parcel weight. After reviewing and confirming all entered information, use the provided printer icon to print the label. For more details, refer to this article.